The top seed is yet to win a Grand Slam this season, so winning the most prestigious one would make quite a statement.
The stakes will be high in the round of 16 as the old guard goes up against new blood. Novak Djokovic is one of the greatest tennis players to have ever walked the face of this planet and his 2022 Wimbledon campaign rolled on in style on Saturday as he beat compatriot Miomir Kecmanovic in the third round. The match concluded with Djoker Nole earning a dominant 6-0, 6-3, 6-4 victory. The top seed is yet to win a Grand Slam this season, so winning the most prestigious one would make quite a statement. His next challenge is one of the brightest upstarts in tennis today, Tim van Rijthoven.
Van Rijthoven’s 2022 season has been sensational so far. The 25-year-old stormed into the spotlight at Hertogenbosch when he beat world no. 1 Daniil Medvedev in the final to win the title. The Dutchman then moved on to Wimbledon where he has beaten the likes of Federico Delbonis, Reilly Opelka and Nikoloz Basilashvili.
Djokovic and van Rijthoven are scheduled to face each other on Sunday, July 3 in the round of 16 of the 2022 Championships. The timing of the match has not been decided yet. The Championships is scheduled to begin on June 27 and go on until July 10. There were a number of exciting matches on July 3 as the likes of Djokovic, Norrie, Alcaraz and others will be in action.
128 players enter The Championships’ main draw every year, both for the Ladies’ and Gentlemen’s Singles categories. These players go through a series of elimination matches before only one victor remains. Overall, there are seven rounds in the main draw of Wimbledon. These are the first round, second round, third round, fourth round, quarter-final, semi-final and final.
|First round||June 27-28|
|Second round||June 29-30|
|Third round||July 1-2|
|Fourth round||July 3-4|
|Semi-final||July 7 (Ladies’), July 8 (Gentlemen’s)|
|Final||July 9 (Ladies’), July 10 (Gentlemen’s)|
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